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Nov 13

LattePanda Review


I've rated this device a perfect 5 out of 5 for it's exemplary performance and will list it's specs below.

LattePanda available at DFRobot

Specs:
Processor: Intel Cherry Trail Z8300 Quad Core 1.8GHz Operation System: Pre-installed full edition of Windows 10 Ram: 4GB DDR3L Storage Capability: 64GB GPU: Intel HD Graphics, 12 EUs @200-500 Mhz, single-channel memory One USB3.0 port and two USB 2.0 ports WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 Built-in Arduino Co-processor: ATmega32u4 Video output: HDMI and MIPI-DSI Onboard touch panel overlay connector Supports 100Mbps Ethernet GPIO: 6 GPIOs from Cherry Trail processor 20 GPIOs from Arduino Leonardo 6 Plug and play Gravity sensor connectors Power: 5v/2A Dimension of board: 88 * 70 mm/ 3.46 * 2.76 inches Packing Size: 110 * 94 * 30 mm/4.33 * 3.70 * 1.18 inches N.W.: 55g G.W.: 100g

7 Days - A Week Of Using LattePanda 64 

I have grown quite fond of this device as it consistently exceeds my expectations. A truly wonderful product by an amazing team of developers who have been just amazing throughout the review process. I honestly use it and recommend it constantly.

Windows 10

Latte Panda has Windows 10 on their SBC, it's a lovely pre-loaded version with Arduino controls, as well as Visual Studios, and needs very little work to get it up and running if you have a decent power supply. Many users however have opted to do fresh installations of Windows 10 and depending on the version of the board they are using, might have some difficulty finding the right drivers.

Scratch Installations

After downloading the folder and unzipping it to a usb, you can pop it in to your Latte Panda and on the 32 bit board, simply run the folder's installation script located in the script folder as an administrator. This is all outlined here.
For the 64 bit drivers you'll need to allow windows update to run at least once via an ethernet cable and then open device manager.

Wifi and Audio issues after fresh installation are common and often sorted out by the right drivers so a bit of patience is a good thing. For Drivers entirely from scratch we'll include a guide.

I'm doing very in depth work with my Latte Panda utilizing my new power supply, also making good use of my Asus Tinker Board, and of course my Raspberry Pi 3 - which I'll at least partially commit to gaming. For a look at some fundamental thinking about the device I encourage to you to read "Building a Case."

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